If you’re looking for ways outside of the classroom to advance your professional accounting skills, become a member of Creighton University’s nationally recognized chapter of Beta Alpha Psi (BAP).
Founded in 1919, this international honor organization for financial information students and professionals has over 300 college and university chapters and more than 300,000 members worldwide.
BAP’s main objective is to encourage and recognize scholastic and professional excellence in the business information field.
Each year, the Creighton chapter organizes numerous professional and service events. You’ll have opportunities to network with accounting professionals at local, regional and national CPA firms, as well as with corporate accounting officers, internal auditors and others in the profession.
Chapter meetings cover such relevant topics as how to conduct interviews, ways to detect fraud, and the proper use of social media. You can also get involved in individual and group service opportunities.
If you want to refine your professional skills, boost your resume, and prepare yourself for future accounting internship and career opportunities, join BAP. To be eligible, you must meet membership requirements.
President: Tim Vleisides
Vice President: Jennifer Taniguchi
Director of Membership and Reporting: Elizabeth Krings
Director of Corporate Support: Caitlin Multerer
Director of Financial Operations: Grant Munson
Directors of VITA Operations: Erica McDonald and Josh Tracey
Director of Service and Support: Joe Keck
To be eligible for membership in Beta Alpha Psi, you must:
- Maintain a 3.0 overall GPA
- Have taken at least one upper-level (above ACC 201 and ACC 202) accounting course*
- Achieved an average GPA of 3.0 in upper-level accounting
*The chapter is exploring ways to allow sophomores and juniors who have yet to complete an upper-level accounting course to get involved in some of the chapter’s activities.
For more information, please contact chapter president GraceCabri [at] creighton [dot] edu (subject: Beta%20Alpha%20Psi) (Grace Cabri).